Presented in association with Archtober, Architecture and Design Month New York City, October 2016, AWA Lighting Designers presents a film series on "Light in Architecture" at its Brooklyn, N.Y. gallery. The series “…will focus on short films and documentaries that revolve around architecture, society and how lighting helps define both.” Films are shown every Thursday evening during the month of October from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. Admission is free but RSVP is required for each evening's screenings. (See links below.)
October 6, 2016 (This screening has already taken place.)
Bending the Light: (Michael Apted 2014)
The art of filmmaking and photography and the link between the artisans who create camera lenses and the masters of light who use them.
Dark Light: The Art of Blind Photographer: (Neil Leifer 2009)
Exploring the artistry and innovation of Pete Eckert, Bruce Hall, and Henry Butler, whose luminous work can help us see the world through their eyes.
October 13, 2016
The City Dark: (Ian Cheney 2011)
A documentary about the loss of night. A definitive story of light pollution and the disappearing stars.
October 20, 2016
Tadao Ando/ Koshino House : (Rax Rinnekangas 2009)
The world-famous Japanese architect Tadao Ando designed the Koshino House, which has become the symbol of a homemade for light.
Tadao Ando: From Emptiness to Infinity: (Mathias Frick 2014)
A film following Tadao Ando as he works and intimately reveals the inspiration behind his minimalist designs.
October 27, 2016
Neon: (Lawrence Johnston 2015)
A brightly colored journey through the American dream, exploring how neon became a beacon for the hopes of a country.